October 30, 2013

Why is Getting Sleep on Flight so Difficult?

Since the 1950s the minimum width of an airline passenger seat has been set at 43.18 cm (17 inches). Based on sleep research by Doctor Irshaad […]
October 30, 2013

The Seating Squeeze on US flights

As recently as 2010, most airlines buying Boeing’s 777 for international flights opted for nine-seat rows. Now 70 percent of new 777s have rows ten seats […]
October 18, 2013
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SAA in push for bio fuels

Durban – South African Airways is developing a massive bio fuels project to fill up to 50 percent of its aircraft-fuel needs over the next 20 […]
August 9, 2013

Passenger sit-in after double scare on British Airways planes

OM Kelly, reported on 9 August, 2013 (Daily Mail) that furious passengers staged a sit-down protest on a BA jet after enduring two aborted flights in […]
August 8, 2013

Indonesian Lion Air Boeing 737-900 Hits Cow

An Indonesian passenger jet crashed into a cow and skidded off the runway as it came into land at an airport in the centre of the […]
July 26, 2013

FAA Says Remove or Inspect 787 ELT Beacons

The US Federal Aviation Administration instructed airlines to remove or inspect emergency beacons in Boeing 787 Dreamliners, following a fire earlier this month. The agency is […]
April 19, 2013

Singapore Airline’s Upgraded Boeing 777-200ER on More Flights

Singapore Airlines will be investing nearly SGD$95 million to refit ten Boeing 777-200ER aircraft with new long-haul cabin products to provide customers with additional space and […]
March 29, 2013
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Boeing tests 787 Dreamliner in flight

Boeing conducted a test flight Monday for one of its 787 Dreamliners, built for LOT Polish Airlines to check whether its redesigned lithium-ion batteries work. The flight was […]